The Brain Injury Association provides support, advocacy, informtion and education to those with injuries through medical or traumatic event
General support around managing the effects of the injury and the impact on the person, their family, friends and the wider community. We facilitate various support groups, education sessions, advocacy to ensure services and entitlements are in place. Many with an injury struggle with everyday things e.g. filling out forms, routines, memory issues
The Brain Injury Assocition has been in Otago for 6 years with a continual growth in referrals. We currently have 348 listed on our clientbase. We provide education to the general public, agencies/organisations and tertiary students from the University and Polytechnic. We have developed an excellent network to assist the clients and their families.
Update for 10/09/2013 10 September 2013
Ella Stansfield and all her fantastic friends did an amazing job running either the full or half Dunedin Marathon on Sunday - Ella's wonderfully designed tee shirts caught everyone's eyes. Brain Injury Otago are so humbled and grateful for all these wonderful people running to raise awareness, and to all you wonderful people that have donated money in support of Ella. Thank you so much.
Thank you so much, BIA Otago is very grateful for your donation. All funds will remain in Otago and used to support people living with brain injury.